Jeon Ji Hyun, Lee Jung Jae, and Ha Jung Woo Hit the Red Carpet for Action Flick The Assassination

Just because Jeon Ji Hyun did one mega hit K-drama without any indication she’s planning anymore small screen forays doesn’t mean she’s not acting. She’s just back to her day job is all, being one of the biggest K-actress movie stars of her generation. Her next movie costars two of the biggest K-actor movie stars to boot in Ha Jung Woo and Lee Jung Jae, and actually reminds me of another hit K-movie that bundled up three A-listers in an action flick to great success.

The K-movie The Assassination is opening soon at the box office and involves a period action political intrigue plot set in politically unstable 1933 Korea. The movie trailer (below) reminds me of a less goofy version of The Good, The Bad, The Weird starring Jung Woo Sung, Lee Byung Hun, and Song Kang Ho, the idea of putting three big movie stars on a road movie with the same goal to achieve. It’s cool that Jeon Ji Hyun is so big she can same billing as those top male actors, but really she’s earned all the accolades with a combination of great acting and goddess star appeal. Continue reading

One Crazy Red Dress Snatches the Buzz at the Lackluster 51st Grand Bell Awards

The 51st Grand Bell Awards went off without a hitch last night in Seoul, though apparently there was major behind-the-scenes conflict between the past and present organizers. It was also quite a dud of an affair with the wins mostly … Continue reading

The 50th Annual Baeksang Awards Wrap Up with Jeon Ji Hyun and Song Kang Ho Winning the Daesang

The 50th annual Baeksang Art Awards concluded last night and actually managed to not render me wholly disappointed even with next to zero expectations. I can’t say the entire endeavor rewarded and feted the most deserving movies, dramas, actors, and … Continue reading

K-stars Including Jung Woo Sung and Lee Jung Jae in InStyle Korea for Good Downloader Campaign

It’s the 5th year the Korean entertainment industry has run its annual Good Downloader Campaign aimed at curbing piracy and illegal downloads. Good luck with that, but the campaign always gets the most famous and gorgeous stars to participate and … Continue reading

K-stars Descend on a Summer Night for the Cold Eyes Movie Premiere

Nothing screams dead heat of Summer than a nighttime VIP movie premiere in Seoul where all the stars attending were glistening with the combination of BB cream and sweat. Blotting paper for all! It was a parade of actors and … Continue reading

Upcoming Blockbuster K-movie The Thieves Releases Official Poster

Hot off the presses comes the first ever look at the poster for the upcoming Choi Dong Hoon blockbuster heist movie The Thieves. Billed as the Asian version of Ocean’s Eleven, the cast of Korean and Hong Kong actors find … Continue reading